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Will the next wars be fought over water? [Live Webcast]

Sunday, March 20, 2011


That would be the title of the upcoming discussion panel to be moderated by the former Canadian Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Jean Chr├ętien. The discussion is a part of a larger event entitled  "The Global Water Crisis: Addressing an Urgent Security Issue" , at the High-Level Expert Group meeting organized by the Inter Action Council of Former Heads of States and Government.

Prof. Patricia Wouters will represent the Dundee UNESCO Centre at the above InterAction Council High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) meeting. She will give a presentation at the discussion panel on the topic: Can the history of international co-operation over water continue? The complete list of the panel will be:

Will the next wars be fought over water?
  • Moderated by the Rt. Hon. Jean Chr├ętien
  • Dr. Fabrice Renaud—Conflicts and diplacement: Water as a hazard
  • Bob Sandford—Global pressures on water: Have we reached a tipping point?
  • Dr. Patricia Wouters—Can the history of international co-operation over water continue?
  • Moneef Zou’bi—Water in the Middle East: Source of conflict or co-operation?

Now for the more good news: You can join the discussion through the live webcast and ask questions to the panel members! Click here to sign up. The page will become live at the World Water Day, 22.3.11, commencing at 10:15 a.m. ET..